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Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi

Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi (1932–2009) was one of the most eminent Jewish historians of the twentieth century. He was the Jacob E. Safra Professor of Jewish History and Sephardic Civilization at Harvard University, and from 1980, the Salo W. Baron Professor of Jewish History, Culture and Society at Columbia University. His publications include From Spanish Court to Italian Ghetto; Haggadah and History; The Lisbon Massacre of 1506 and the Royal Image in the Shebet Yehudah; Zakhor: Jewish History and Jewish Memory; and Freud’s Moses: Judaism Terminable and Interminable.


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